Teary big eyed orphans and a multitude of trashy knockoffs epitomized american kitsch art as they clogged thrift stores for decades when adam parfrey tracked down walter keane the credited artist of the weepy waifs for a san diego reader cover story in 1992 he discovered some shocking facts decades of lawsuits and countersuits revealed the reality that keane was more of. Citizen keane is a book length expansion of parfreys original article providing fascinating biographical and sociological details photographs color reproductions and appendices with legal documents and pseudonymous essays by tom wolfe inflating big eye art to those painted by the great masters. By the late 1960s it seemed like everyone owned a keane citizen keane the big lies behind the big eyes released through feral house was co authored by adam parfrey and cletus nelson based on an article that journalist adam parfrey conducted with walter keane for the san diego reader in 1991 decades after keanes swinging heyday. Citizen keane the big lies behind the big eyes paperback june 10 2014 by cletus nelson author adam parfrey author 38 out of 5 stars 36 ratings see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Get this from a library citizen keane the big lies behind the big eyes adam parfrey cletus nelson the strange saga of the famous kitsch artists the keanes soon to be seen in the forthcoming movie big eyes
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